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Obituary for Geneva Peterson (Phinney)

Geneva M. Peterson, 94 of Fremont, Nebraska passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Nye Pointe Health in Fremont. She was born September 23, 1927 in Fremont to Clarence and Gladys (Walstrom) Phinney.

Geneva has lived her entire life in Fremont. She married Niles G. Peterson October 28, 1944 in Fremont. He passed away January 11, 2014.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fremont. She loved working in her garden and enjoyed cooking and cleaning. She loved her cat and any other animals she came across, but most of all she loved her family.
Geneva is survived by her daughter, June Cardwell and husband Stephen of Fontanelle, NE; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Gordon Peterson; daughter, Karen Marquette; grandson, Rodney Allender; sister, Pauline (Albert) Kingry.

Graveside service will be 9 A.M., Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Rev. Richard Crooks of First Baptist Church will officiate.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.